Weezer Gives In To Fan Pressure And Covers Toto's "Africa"

For months there has been this random fan campaign for Weezer to cover Toto's epic 1982 song "Africa".  It got so crazy someone dedicated an actual Twitter account to the cause  (@WeezerCoverAfrica) hoping the band would succumb to the pressure and record it. For months Weezer basically chuckled, rolled their eyes and shrugged it off.…

Weezer Responds To Internet Trolls And Covers Toto - Amy Brooks

The Twitter-sphere and really all of the internet has been pressuring Weezer and Rivers Cuomo to play Toto's "Africa" - yuck I say. One of my least favorite songs ever.  so in my opinion Rivers made the best call he could and hopefully appeased the trolls out there enough to keep them silent. Here's the…

I Love Weezer Yes I Do - Amy Brooks

I love Weezer.  I really do.  I can't place why exactly.  They don't boast the greatest guitar player, Brian Bell is great but he's no Jimmy Page, (and he doesn't have to be...which is the beauty of Weezer).  Rivers Cuomo is quirky and has been his hipster self long before the term was coined for…

Remembering Hugh Hefner - Weezer's "Beverly Hills"

Hugh Hefner died quietly in his sleep last week, he was 91.  Not exactly the way I thought he'd go to be honest (something a bit more scandalous perhaps?).  Nonetheless, he sure does leave heaven on earth for just plain ol' heaven. On this TBT, thanks to Weezer's post when he died, I was reminded…